Magnolia Wynn Le Guin family papers

Magnolia Wynn Le Guin family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Le Guin, Magnolia Wynn, b. 1869
Title: Magnolia Wynn Le Guin family papers
Dates: 1884-2000
Quantity: 0.8 Linear feet (2 document boxes)
Coll. Number: ms2707

Biographical/Historical Note

Magnolia Wynn Le Guin (1869-1947) was born in High Falls (Monroe County, Georgia) to J.A.C. (1821-1907) and Mary Ann Wynn (1828-1904). Her family moved to Wynn's Mill (Henry County, Georgia) when she was three years old, and she lived there the rest of her life. In 1892 she married Ghu Gilbert Le Guin (1870-1950) and they had nine children.

Charles A. Le Guin is the grandson of Magnolia Wynn Le Guin and a professor of history at Portland State University


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of diaries and copybooks kept by Magnolia Wynn Le Guin from 1892-1945. Also included are some family correspondence and correspondence and materials concerning publication of the diaries by Charles Le Guin, grandson of Magnolia Wynn Le Guin.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

Copybooks (instructional materials).
Copybooks--Georgia.
Correspondence.
Diaries.
Henry County (Georgia)--Genealogy.
Le Guin family -- Correspondence
Le Guin, Magnolia Wynn, b. 1869 -- Diaries
LeGuin, Charles A. -- Correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Magnolia Wynn Le Guin family papers, 1884-2000. MS 2707. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Autograph Album Magnolia Wynn, 1884-1886
 
2Diary Magnolia Wynn, 1892
 
3Diary Magnolia Wynn Le Guin, 1901-1904
 
4Diary Magnolia Wynn Le Guin, 1903-1906 February
 
5Diary Magnolia Wynn Le Guin, 1905-1906 June
 
6Diary Magnolia Wynn Le Guin, 1906 July-1907 March
 
7Diary Magnolia Wynn Le Guin, 1907 March-1913 September
 
8Copybook Magnolia Wynn Le Guin, 1903-1908
 
9Copybook Magnolia Wynn Le Guin, 1911-1918
 
10Copybook Magnolia Wynn Le Guin, 1945
 
BoxFolder
21Genealogy charts
 
2Biographical information
 
3Correspondence-family, 1887-1889
 
4Correspondence-family, 1890-1893
 
5Correspondence-family, 1902-1953 & nd
 
6Correspondence-Charles Le Guin re: book publication, 1971-1989
 
7Correspondence-Charles Le Guin re: book publication, 1990
 
8Correspondence-Charles Le Guin re: book publication, 1991-2000 & nd
 
9 A Home-Concealed Woman...-typed sections of book
 
10Maps re: book publication
 
11Paintings by Magnolia Wynn Le Guin (photocopies only)
 
11Drawings of plants/dried plant specimens
 
12Clippings-reviews of A Home-Concealed Woman..., 1990-1992
 
13New Hope United Methodist Church (Henry County, GA) -history and clippings
 
14High Falls State Park (Jackson, GA)-history
 
15Clippings-Wynn/Le Guin family
 
16Writings-recipes and undated diary page by Magnolia Wynn Le Guin
 
17Writings-re: Progressive Farmer